Scorpions' House and An Old Church

Arranged and organised upon request

Take this tour if you like to know about a very important chapter about Icaria's history!

From: 10.00 / person


Scorpions' House and An Old Church

 Old villages and hidden coasts between beautiful seaside, forest paths that leading to small churches and old stone houses take you back 
in another era and images, sounds, smells and tastes invite you to escape routine and to discover them. Since ancient times until today,
permanent human presence left Its traces. A living history book where legend and tradition bring back memories of the old Greece.
Sightseeing Highlights
  • Island Orientation Tour
  • Visit  to Vrakades
  • Admire old Architecture
  • Visit the FolKlore Museum
  • Explore 18th century Mavrianou Chapel 
  • Learn about the history and mythology of the island

 Detailed Itinerary
A very interesting excursion into the island's history as you will be visiting a historical place of exile that is now a small traditional village with very beautiful,old stone houses and a wonderful landscape around.
You will be also discover the old Mavrianou Monastery ,a peacefull place for meditation and to watch the sunset.
Our destination is Vrakades Village northwest of the island.Area with dense vegetation and many well-preserved old stone houses.
You will have the opportunity to get acquainted with your guide and to walk trough the picturesque village square.You will visit the folklore
local museum where many antique objects and archives of the old era are kept as well as then house of Scorpions where the famous composer Mikis Theodorakis was living there while on exile.
Finishing your private tour you will go to  Monastery Evangelistria Mavrianos an absolutely tranquil spot where you can enjoy the sunset and make some good photographs of the beautiful landscape.
Available Dates & Starting Time
Dates and Hours can be customised to your wishes and can vary according to group size.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Transport by private car or mini van
Refreshment & snack basket or goodie bag
Private services of a specialized driver & local guide
All taxes
Notes & Clarifications
Prices vary according to group size.
For detailed pricing and tour options please contact us.
As the weather will be mostly warm remember to wear a hat and sunscreen.
Comfortable shoes required.
Not suitable for PRM.
Children up to 8 years old participate for free.
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